EPA Coal Ash Deals Fail To Quell Environmentalists’ Calls For More Scrutiny

November 21, 2022
Recent enforcement settlements addressing compliance violations at two coal ash sites are falling short of environmentalists’ calls for stepped-up enforcement of EPA’s ash rules, with one attorney saying they only take preliminary cleanup steps and the agency still needs additional mechanisms for more widespread oversight. “This type of settlement is going to require further agency oversight in order to make sure that when the utility does take these steps, that they are, in fact, sufficient in bringing the utility into...

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